The Minnesota Republic

Pop Smoke, dead at 20

Pop Smoke, dead at 20

Casey McCabe, Editor

March 8, 2020

On February 19th, 2020, up and coming rapper Pop Smoke, real name Bashar Barakah Jackson, was shot and killed at his home in West Hollywood, California.  Pop Smoke had just begun a promising career when he was gunned down, releasing his two full length mixtapes Meet the Woo and Meet the Woo 2. Pop’s...

The deep state. She’s on it.

The deep state. She’s on it.

Timothy Wilmot, Content Editor

March 6, 2020

It is common knowledge that the government the world sees is merely a pawn on the chessboard of the deep state. This is a cause for alarm for most of the population, but after my interview with an attendant of the 2020 Conservative Political Action Conference, I can assure everyone that there is no cause...

Students for a Democratic Society: disarm the police!

Students for a Democratic Society: disarm the police!

Tiana Meador, Editor in Chief

November 25, 2019

No, the title you just read is not clickbait, sadly. Earlier this month, University of Minnesota's Chapter of Students for a Democratic Society stood outside of Coffman Memorial Union, speaking to passerbyers and holding a sign that sported the message: "Disarm UMPD" simple, but not well researched...

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